Tiny Pop filming at Dinosaur Museum

The Tiny Pop team will be at the Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester this Wednesday 16th April as part of their Dino Days stunt that will run across their television and website platforms. The Dinosaur Museum has teamed up with Tiny Pop to provide the ideal venue where Continue Reading…

Hunt for Dinosaur Eggs this Easter!

In the week leading up to and including Easter weekend the Dinosaur Museum, in Dorchester, is holding the Great Easter Dinosaur Egg Hunt. It is the Easter Egg Hunt with a difference and involves children in actually hunting throughout the museum to spot the dinosaur eggs on display and solving the Dinosaur Mystery. The Great Dinosaur Egg Hunt is from Saturday 11th April to Easter Monday 21st April. Explore Britain’s original Dinosaur Museum with its exciting Continue Reading…

New Fish-eating Pterosaur

A new type of pterosaur has been discovered in the Wallendorf limestone of Germany that lived about 155 million years ago. The pterosaur lived off fish and the remains of its last meal have been found in its stomach. The pterosaur is strangely shaped with a body the size of Continue Reading…

Rare Diplodocus Auctioned

A rare near complete skeleton of a Diplodocus was auction yesterday and sold for £400,000. The skeleton was discovered in 2009 by the sons of German palaeontologist Raimund Albersdoerfer in Wyoming, USA, and nicknamed Misty. After nine weeks of excavation the team had Continue Reading…

Argentinosaurus Walks Again

Dr Bill Sellers and a team of scientists at the University of Manchester first laser scanned a skeleton of the 38 metre long Argentinosaurus. Then using computer simulation the team were able to make the dinosaur digitally walk again for the first time in Continue Reading…

Nicholas Cage’s Dinosaur Skull

Was the skull of a Tyrannosaurus bataar that Nicholas Cage bought at auction in 2007 originally stolen. The Daily Telegraph has discovered that the skull originated from Eric Prokopi who was found guilty of importing Continue Reading…

Oldest Bird Footprints in Australia

Dinosaur Cove in Australia is formed from Early Cretaceous rocks. New footprints discovered there are from ancient birds that would have lived alongside dinosaurs about 105 million years ago. The tracks are of a thin-toed bird about the size of a heron, and in places show marks where the bird has skidded on Continue Reading…

Great Summer Dinosaur Hunt

The Great Dinosaur Hunt is happening throughout the Summer holidays at the Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester. The event involves the whole museum where children explore and search out the answers to the clues of the dinosaur mystery. The Dinosaur Museum is the perfect place for the dinosaur hunt with Continue Reading…

Hadrosaur Tail from Mexico

The fossilised tail of a duck-billed dinosaur from about 72 million years ago has been discovered in Mexico. The hadrosaur tail is nearly 5 metres long and is composed of 50 articulated vertebrae. It was found in the northern state of Coahuila along with some other Continue Reading…

Great Spring Dinosaur Hunt

The Great Dinosaur Hunt is happening throughout the Spring halft-term at the Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester. The event involves the whole museum and lets children explore and search out the answers to the clues of the dinosaur mystery. The Dinosaur Museum is the perfect place for the dinosaur hunt with its exciting blend of actual fossils, skeletons, and life-size dinosaur reconstructions with hands Continue Reading…